Australian model appears breastfeeding her son on ELLE magazine cover
Nicole Trunfio’s naked picture appears on the subscriber only cover of ELLE Australia’s June issue
An Australian model has appeared on the cover of ELLE magazine while breastfeeding her four-month-old son Zion.
Nicole Trunfio’s naked picture appears on the subscriber only cover of ELLE Australia’s June issue.
The newsstand picture features the model holding her son, but she’s covered up and wearing a dress.
Commenting on the cover, the 29-year-old model said: “There is nothing more powerful and beautiful than motherhood.”
“The last thing I want to do is be controversial, so please take this for what it is, let us #normalize breastfeeding there is nothing worse than a mother that is judged for feeding her hungry child in public,” she added.
Meanwhile, ELLE Australia's editor-in-chief, Justine Cullen, to defend the decision behind the cover.
"This wasn't a contrived situation. Zion needed a feed, Nicole gave it to him, and when we saw how beautiful they looked we simply moved her onto the set,” Cullen said.
“It was a completely natural moment that resulted in a powerful picture,” she added.